NVC International Working Group meeting Pharmaceutical Packaging Innovation (members-only) - Live Online



The annual meeting of the NVC International Working Group Pharmaceutical Packaging Innovation will take place on 12 June 2020. Due to COVID-19, the meeting on 12 June will be Live Online.

The focus is on innovation in the packaging of medicines and medical devices. Participation in this meeting is exclusively for NVC members (unless you have been invited).

If you would like to participate in the NVC International Working Group Pharmaceutical Packaging, please contact Michael Nieuwesteeg, +31(0)182-512411.

Friday 12 June 2020, 1100-1500hrs CEST


Welcome and introduction
Action points resulting from the 9th annual IWG meeting (6-7 June 2019)
Annual Review 2019-2020 (actions points, business literature and reports, industry insights)

Keynote innovation presentation: OpTri© (Danone Medical Nutrition)
By Marlies Lutgendorf, packaging innovation manager Advanced Medical Nutrition Danone Nutricia

Innovation referenced:
G’DoCon© (Abbott)
Innovation referenced: Respimat© (Boehringer Ingelheim)
Innovation referenced: ACU-Drop II© (Verhoeven/Eurotrol)
Innovation referenced: Safe'n'Spray (Nemera)

1200-1215 BREAK


Sustainability insight presentation: the PUMA MANIFESTO
As introduced globally on 6 May 2020 (English edition) and with pharmaceutical focal points added tentatively

Sustainability insight presentation:
Sustainable Packaging in Pharma (Fontys/Nelipak)
By Mona Wernerus of Fontys University of Applied Science supervised by Pieter van Gool, Nelipak Healthcare

Sustainability interactive debate: single-use versus reuse packaging in times of COVID-19

1315-1330 BREAK

Legislation interactive debate: the impact of COVID-19 on pharma (packaging) exhibitions and conferences 2020-2021
Legislation interactive debate: optimising global supply chains and regional availability - the Apotex/Aurobindo case
Legislation insight introductory presentation: pharmaceutical packaging and labeling and the European Medicine Agency
Speaker to be confirmed

Summary and conclusion of the 10th annual IWG meeting

14.45-1500 BREAK

1500-1600 NVC Live Online Café on pharmaceutical packaging and more
Optional, with separate free registration link